The State of Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on its proposed HUD Consolidated Plan 2014 Action Plan on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM in the Calvin Coolidge room, at One National Life Drive, Deane C. Davis Building, sixth floor, Montpelier, Vermont. The plan constitutes the State’s application for, and outlines priorities for use of approximately $10 million in Federal funding provided annually to the State for the Community Development Block Grants (CBDG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). The goals of the plan are to provide decent housing, assure a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for Vermont’s citizens. Written comments on the proposed plan will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and should be addressed to:
Arthur Hamlin, Housing Program Coordinator, Department of Housing & Community Development, One National Life Drive, Deane C. Davis Building, sixth floor, Montpelier, VT 05620-0501, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The proposed plan is available on the ACCD website at www.accd.vermont.gov and upon request from the DHCD located at the address above during regular business hours. The hearing room is handicapped accessible. Accommodations for persons with disabilities, and interpreters to meet the needs of non-english speaking persons will be made available upon request. Requests should be directed to Arthur Hamlin at (802) 828-3211; TTY#1-800-253-0191, or in writing to the address above by Monday, March 24, 2014. The draft 2014 Action Plan and more information can be found online here.